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  • n  the cultivation of grapes and grape vines; grape growing

  • It's an approach that "flies in the face of the practices widely used in viticulture," says Dominique Lacout, author of a natural wine-lovers' guide.
  • Meanwhile, Jim Fetzer's Ceago Vinegarden, a biodynamic vineyard in Northern California, raises chickens as part of its viticulture system, with the birds playing a key role in .
  • Trinity Hill, a short drive from the Hawthorne Country House, provides a good introductory lesson on viticulture.
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  • Wineries working to conserve water
    Richard Sauret never studied viticulture at a university, but after decades of working on vineyards in his native Paso Robles, he said it doesn’t take a college degree to understand that grapes do not need tons of water to produce quality wine.
    June 18, 2013 - The San Luis Obispo Tribune
  • Frescobaldi 'Releases' Gorgona, Wine Made by Prisoners
    Legendary 700-Year Old Tuscan Winery Trains Inmates in Viticulture, Supports Rehabilitation (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 18, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Jancis Robinson in Washington Post
    For years we have drawn two bands around the globe, roughly between latitudes 30 and 50, to denote those parts of it deemed suitable for viticulture,Jancis Robinson, a respected wine critic and writer, said on her Web site.
  • Tony Burke in Stock and Land
    The board brings together a range of people with extensive experience in the Australian viticulture and viniculture industries, including in scientific research, marketing, financial planning, training and academia,Mr Burke said. "The...
  • Robert Mondavi in Del Rio Live!
    I see distinct parallels between the Napa Valley in the middle of the last century and Texas as this century beings,Mondavi says. "First, both needed to pay attention to the grape varieties and the viticulture. Second was the need to...

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